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Latest Huhtamaki research offers insight into ‘Food To Go’

Huhtamaki, has continued its ‘Consumer Insights’ series with the commissioning of independent consumer research into food to go consumption within the UK. The new ‘Food To Go’ Market Factsheets further enhance the Company’s knowledge of the marketplace, and are a valuable tool that Huhtamaki is keen to share with customers!

2,000 respondents said ‘yes’ to buying food to go in the month prior to being questioned, the equivalent of 31.8 million* consumers. These respondents were then questioned on three main areas – frequency of purchase; what’s being bought; and the importance of packaging.

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GOJO Introduce the PURELL ES Everywhere System

The PURELL ES® Everywhere System is the latest innovation from GOJO.

Designed to bridge the gap between dispensers and bottles, the PURELL ES Everywhere System is the smallest, most versatile PURELL system in the market. It combines premium aesthetics with the trusted PURELL® Advanced Hygienic Hand Rub, offering innovative placement options, ideal in a variety of settings, with the ultimate in germ-killing effectiveness.

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Partnership of businesses, retailers & suppliers announce Manifesto to increase the recovery and recycling of paper cups

In response to recent consumer concern on the issue of paper cup recycling the Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) and Paper Cup Recovery and Recycling Group (PCRRG) have developed a Paper Cup Manifesto to increase recovery and recycling rates by 2020. Bunzl Catering Supplies are proud to have signed the Manifesto, along with over 30 other signatories. The FPA and PCRRG released a press release today:

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Twinkling tables with Twilight from Bolsius

Balancing tabletop functionality and design is a key consideration for any catering establishment looking to entertain with style.

Customers expect an uncluttered dining area but once the essential tableware has been selected, eateries often have little space to further enhance the dining experience.

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How LINPAC kicks off the BBQ season

Spring is the true start of the BBQ season, giving foodservice operators the chance to offer a new selection of menu items and officially open outside dining areas.

Barbecues, at-home eating and entertaining is now the UK’s favourite leisure activity with two thirds of all UK households now owning a barbecue grill. The overall barbecue and alfresco eating and entertaining market in 2013 was worth just over £7.1 billion, a massive leap from £150 million in 1997.

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Refreshment at outdoor events and festivals: choosing the right tumbler

As the season for outdoor festivals and BBQs comes into full swing, customers are looking to let their hair down and enjoy a refreshing drink in the sunshine. For outdoor caterers it is imperative to serve a variety of drinks to keep customers hydrated and provide a special experience.

Customers expect a choice of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, from beer through to smoothies and juices. At an outdoor event it is important for drinks to be served in a lightweight, crack-resistant cup which can easily be disposed after use.

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GOJO wins Environmental Champion award

GOJO Industries-Europe have been awarded the ACM Greener Path Land Diversion Award and are leading the way in environmental performance by achieving ‘Zero Waste to Landfill’ during 2015.

Last year, GOJO launched their GOJO 2020 Sustainable Value Strategies and Goals and this award recognises their exceptional performance in waste and recycling operations and sets the bar high within industry.

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Serve English Wine: raise a glass to English vineyards

By stocking English wine you can celebrate locally grown grapes and raise a glass to the award winning vineyards of England.

As of the end of 2015 there were 502 vineyards across the country, averaging around 4 Hectares each, they produced a total of 5.06 million bottles of English wine in 2015. There are 28 different wine grapes grown in England, with the top three grapes, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Bacchus, accounting for over 50% of wine produced.

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SCA launches new Tork dispenser line for premium washrooms

Using dispensers in public washrooms brings many practical and hygienic advantages.

But for many image-conscious establishments, dispensers have often been neglected due to high requirements on design. From that insight, SCA now launches Tork Image Design Line – a new complete dispenser line in stainless steel designed for premium washrooms.

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Win an Apple Sport Watch for the Innovate blog anniversary

Today, The INNOVATE blog celebrates its first anniversary. Originally launched in June 2015, the online platform has received over 2000 page views in the last month alone.

To commemorate the anniversary, the business is giving away an Apple Sport Watch in a prize draw to one lucky winner in celebration of a year dedicated to bringing innovation to the catering and hospitality industry. To be in with a chance of winning, catering and hospitality operators simply need to register on the blog between 13 June and 08 July. The winner will be announced on 15 July.

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Ecolab Greaselift product innovation

Is it true you can safely degrease without wearing gloves and goggles?

Ecolab’s greaselift is a powerful and non-caustic kitchen degreasing solution.

Greaselift™ is an innovative, non-caustic and biodegradable kitchen degreasing solution that has the power of caustic degreasers, but does not require the use of protective gloves, googles or aprons.

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There’s a right royal party brewing this summer

PG tips is calling on operators to throw a right royal par-tea for The Patron’s Lunch on June 12th. The crowning event in a weekend of national celebration, the Patron’s Lunch is the perfect excuse to raise a cuppa to toast Her Majesty – and an excellent opportunity for operators to boost their tea sales too.

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